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11:10 AM ET, August 16, 2019

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Ashley Feinberg / Slate:
Transcript of NYT's recent staff meeting, in which execs grappled with queries about a front-page headline on Trump and avoided deep criticisms of NYT's role  —  In a transcript of the newspaper's crisis town-hall meeting, executive editor Dean Baquet grapples with a restive staff and outside scrutiny.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
YouTube changes policy: copyright owners will no longer be able to monetize creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music via its manual tool  —  YouTube is making a change to its copyright enforcement policies around music used in videos, which may result in an increased number …
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
A WaPo story that Epstein's autopsy found multiple breaks in neck bones helped fuel conspiracies, but experts say evidence is consistent with suicidal hangings  —  New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter.  You can sign up for free right here.
Cristina Tardáguila / Poynter:
Facebook is expanding its third-party fact checking program to Instagram, starting with US, and will downplay posts deemed fake on its Explore and Hashtag pages  —  Starting today, Instagram users can report false content and expect certified fact-checkers to analyze its veracity.
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Discussion: The Wrap and Multichannel News
Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Axios is beta testing software to help companies create newsletters for employees and hopes to sell companies the software on a subscription basis  —  Digital media publisher Axios is planning to enter a new business that includes selling software for helping companies create newsletters for their employees.
Discussion: @niemanlab and @jbenton
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Taking a stricter approach than Netflix and HBO, Disney and Charter team up to combat “account sharing”, amid a new distribution deal for Hulu, ESPN+, Disney+  —  Deal with Charter aims to stop account sharing on Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.  —  Disney and Charter Communications …
Discussion: Charter and Fast Company
Max Willens / Digiday:
Bustle Digital Group's Elite Daily says its daily Snapchat story reached over 20M unique users last month; Insider's daily story attracted 24M users in February  —  Elite Daily, the Bustle Digital Group-owned Facebook-centric title, has found success on Snapchat.
Allison Weis / USA Today:
Journalism student explains why she wants to be in the news media despite barriers including unpaid internships, layoffs, low pay, and attacks by Trump  —  Despite the unpaid internships, low salaries and relentless assaults by our world leaders, the journalism industry isn't dying.  It's just changing.
Discussion: @will_potter and @journostuff
 
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Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The BBC World Service has extended its shortwave radio broadcasts in India-controlled Kashmir defying an almost two-week media blackout imposed by India
Discussion: @lenubienne
Miranda Green / The Hill:
New policy rolled out by the US Interior Department's inspector general puts strict limits on the office's interactions with reporters
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James Walker / Press Gazette:
Financial Times has bought a minority stake in paywalled B2B news website The Business of Fashion, which says it has 35,000 paying members and over 100 staff
Suzanne Vranica / Wall Street Journal:
More advertisers are preventing ads from appearing on political content online; out of 2,637 advertisers, 560 blocked the word “Trump”, 1,085 blocked “shooting”
Lindsey Ellefson / The Wrap:
Stephanie Grisham gave her first TV interview as White House press secretary to “America This Week” host Eric Bolling, well over a month into her tenure